Oct 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
already. this is really going to impact the eastern half of the united states. >> leigh, residents on the eastern seaboard are already bracing for the storm's impact. millions are being warned to get somewhere safe and to stay put. reporter: images that speak for themselves. hurricane sandy has that yet made landfall in the u.s. but its fierce winds and rain still are making travel difficult in ocean city, maryland. maryland has already declared a state of emergency. after being briefed by federal officials on the movement of the storm, president obama had this to say -- my main message to everybody involved, we have to take this seriously. my message to the governors and the mayors is, anything they need, we will be there. >> many or heeding the warnings, from north carolina to maine. >> i don't know what to expect at this point. we had irene here, had winds of 80 miles-per-hour sustained, and that was -- >> forecasters fear sandy could u-merge with the cold front, bringing up to a foot of rain in parts. heavy snow could also be possible in the appalachian mountain region, public tra
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
.ç and thereym is 100 such channels here in the united states. and there is now you can go shopping if you zront a bank account. walmart teeming up to start a prepaid debit card service that is targeting low income folks. >> and oaklandt( a's tickets in such demand fans snatched up every available seat for the game. there are 20,000 seats that are covered by tarp. despiteñr a petition, the team says it will not sell tickets for those seats unless the a's make it to÷ú the series. we asked johnny gomes what he thinks about that. >> we won al west so maybe we'll keep it that way. >> and this sounds reasonable. >> the a's swril to sweep the tigers at home, coming up in sports mike shumann tells us why they're confident that will happen. >> absolutely. >> thank you. >> coming up when we return here tonight on abc 7 news at 6:00 fight for a living wage in san jose. where owners say 10s sdz too much to ask for in a tight economy. >> also, mitt romney sharpens tacks on the president. he delivers a major foreign policy address today. >> decision day is near for suspended san francisco she
Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
hurricane sandy. damage she's done in the caribbean and threat she's posing to the united states. >> also, battle over proposition 32. big money controlling what happens in sacramento. stay with us. the news continues. >>> both candidates are hitting the campaign trail fast and furious. president obama making a stop in l.a.. the president kept busy crisscrossing key battle ground states. president told supporters he's fired up. >> this is the first stop on our fly around campaign marathon extravaganza. we're going pull an all nighter. mitt romney trying to make a last minute pitch to undecided voters.. >> when elected we're going t to... we're going to replace obama care and take that $716 billion and put it back in medicare, writ belongs. >> the republican presidential nominee told a crown in reno they should consider their personal circumstances before voting. >> both presidential candidates doing their best to mug for cameras. there is a senate candidate who isn't happy about being the center of attention. mark matthews is here with that and other developments in this campaign. >> yes.
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
evening. to discuss proposed ordinance prohibiting smoking tobacco in any multi family unit or apartment. that would impact about 40% of the city's private residences or about 10,000 homes. now, if passed, it would be one of the toughest smoking bans in the state modeled after those in belmont and richmond. >> it's never too early to plan for weekend. and fleet week just one of several events this weekend. and we'll have a preview of the upcoming excitement, ahead. >> and big business of partnering with china. from film makers to venture capitalists we'll have a look at a booming business trend. >> the a's are one win from joining playoffs for the first time in six years, we'll have >> it's going to be the busiest week of the year for tourisms. >> this will offer something for everyone. the weekend including the regatta, hardly strictly blue grass festival and of course, fleet week. we're out with a preview. hi, mark. >> you know people have been talking to tell me they don't remember seeing a week of big events like this coming together this week and particularly this weekend. bhu angel
Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
where they belong. that is where they are to stay if i am president of the united states of america. >> former secretary of state colin powell officially enforced president obama just as he did in 2008. >> meantime, republican senate hopeful is trying a different approach to force democratic democratic incumbent feinstein to participate in a debate. she repeatedly refused. in the newsroom tonight we have more on what is the tactic. >> that is right. she took some lessons from hollywood and added some special affects, and put a mock debate if you can call it that on you tube. >> in this web video, her campaign challenges feinstein in a virtual debate. >> what have you done to address california's economic collapse? >> using special affects the g.o.p. candidate appears to be asking feinstein questions but the senator never responds. she says she's hoping this will lead to a real debate between the two. >> if you want to see a real debate call dianne feinstein today. >> she repeatedly declined to sit down with enkin. the senator walked away with an interview from abc 7's mark matthews.
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
not getting a lot of attention. prop 35 is a major problem in the united states. especially here in the bay area. tonight we'll take a look at what that is all about. leah is a college graduate with a bright future, they began live in a dysfunctional family battling drugs and violence. >> the third time i ran away from home was age 14. i met my first trafficker. >> leah was vulnerable. the man who exploited her knew what to do. >> say things like i love you more than your parents do. you know? and i didn't feel loved by my parents because of the things i'd experienced it wasn't hard for me to believe that. >> soon leah was part of a gruch girls driven over california and nevada to be sold for sex. the man who said he loved her now said she was worthless. >> i believed the lie that in that life i would be in that life because that is what pimps tell you. >> leah suffered four years after bus, physical and mental. >> you have to disassociate yourself. it's traumatizing. >> the district attorney says leah's story is shockingly common. the bay area is a hub. >> we're talking about what'
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. samsung won permission to sell it's galaxy computer in the united states. banned under a verdict found samsung copied apple's tablet technology. and there are september car cars are up because loans are cheap and drivers have gone for years without replacing vehicles and there is uncertainty about the european economy sent the dow jones down today. the nasdaq went up slightly. s and p hit its highest mark in nearly five years. >> researchers launching a project that could save millions of pim wim from being infected from the aids virus this, delivery puts technology into the hands of women. it's estimated 3,000 women around the world are infected with hiv every day. and there is a majority in africa. and now, this team is developing a gel they believe will cut numbers dramatically. >> this is a two part gel that will be applied to the site will stick for such a long time and two drugs in our case one effective against hiv and other against hiv. >> idea to protect women from hiv and hsv, 2, a form of again tall herpes. she says the gel would be effective alternative in a male dominated